2006-07 Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education

p>Final Rules for loans issues, general provisions, and ACG/National SMART Grants have been published in the Federal Register.

The U.S. Department of Education established four negotiating committees to address: (1) Title IV loan issues; (2) issues related to the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) programs; (3) General Provisions; and (4) Accreditation. Information regarding these commitees may be found at the pages linked below. We will post additional information on this site as it becomes available.

Public Hearings for Negotiated Rulemaking for Programs Authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act: The Department held a series of four regional hearings beginning September 19, 2006 to solicit issues that should be considered for action by the negotiating committees.

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